Archive for the ‘Architecture’ Category

Augmented (hyper)Reality

February 2, 2010

This impressive short film is by Keiichi Matsuda, an architectural¬†student studying at the Bartlett School of Architecture, London, in Unit 15 – a class that explores spatial qualities and possibilities using film, animation and motion graphics. As he explains: “The latter half of the 20th century saw the built environment merged with media space, and architecture taking on new roles related to branding, image and consumerism. Augmented reality may recontextualise the functions of consumerism and architecture, and change in the way in which we operate within it. A film produced for my final year Masters in Architecture, part of a larger project about the social and architectural consequences of new media and augmented reality.”



Sliding House, Suffolk, by dRMM

September 8, 2009

Designed by architect Alex de Rijke from dRMM for owner Ross Russell. This video profile was put together by Wallpaper* Magazine to show off the unique physical attributes of this rather unique structure – as they say in their written blurb: “A structure that has the ability to vary or connect the overall building’s composition and character according to season, weather or simply a desire to delight.” Click on the image to view, or click here for the YouTube version.

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